Archive for the ‘Criticism’ Category

The most insignificant people are the most apt to sneer at others. They are safe from reprisals and have no hope of rising in their own esteem but by lowering their neighbors.

—William Hazlitt (1802, self-portrait; Public Domain)

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Criticism is something we can avoid easily by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.



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If you look for the bad in people expecting to find it, you surely will.


—Abraham Lincoln

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People can be divided into two classes—those who go ahead and do something, and those who sit still and inquire, ‘Why wasn’t it done the other way.’

Holmes, Oliver Wendell Sr.

—Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.

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